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Lydian – Day 41 – The Grocery Trip

Yesterday, we decided to walk to the store, right before it began raining! Of course, my mom decided not to flag down any taxis earlier in the walk, like I suggested, so we became drenched. Note to all you people coming to Costa Rica, bring an umbrella, or buy a good one while you’re here. You won’t be a very happy person if you don’t do one of these things. Either way, back to the story. We were walking ...
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Seasons Here (in Costa Rica) and Abroad

It doesn’t actually get cold here, but sometimes I do feel cold. The reason why I feel cold, especially at night or during a major rainstorm is because of the unbelievably high humidity. I can put on a long sleeved shirt and still feel just as cold as when I was just wearing a tank top because the humidity is all-enveloping. It wraps around the body and bathes a person head to toe. Everything is just a ...
Umbrellas Would Be Nice — By Jennifer Shipp
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Umbrellas Would Be Nice — By Jennifer Shipp

So I looked online and found a place that offers classes in all kinds of things. It’s called the “Mind-Body Zone” and it’s located in the center of Alajuela. We decided around 4:00 PM to go into the city and try to find it.Lydian was in a bad mood. John had a headache. And it was raining. We started walking down the hill. About 100 yards into our walk, a man backed out of his driveway with an ancient ...
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